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American Sign Language:  "picture"

The sign for "picture" in ASL moves a "C" handshape from near your cheek to the palm of the non-dominant hand.



Memory aid: Think of taking an image from the eye and placing it on film. This concept becomes even more obvious when you take a look at the older version of the sign:

PICTURE (older version)


Here is a verb form of "picture."  TAKE A PICTURE:
Use a single click of the shutter, (down and up).


Note:  "take-PICTURE" + PERSON = photographer

CAMERA (noun form)
Use a double click:



PICTURE (version):

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